Definitions For Misuse


  • Improper or excessive use
  • The act of using something in an illegal, improper, or unfair way : incorrect use


  • Change the inherent purpose or function of something
  • Apply to a wrong thing or person; apply badly or incorrectly
  • To use (something) incorrectly
  • To treat (someone) unfairly

Is Misuse a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Misuse is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Misuse in a Sentence

  • She's charged with misusing company funds.
  • A word that is frequently misused
  • No refunds will be offered on products damaged by misuse.
  • The warranty for this dryer is null and void if you subject the product to deliberate misuse

Synonyms for Misuse

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